Shropshire Star

Firefighters in cross-border response to goods vehicle blaze

Firefighters from England and Wales joined forces and rushed to tackle a vehicle fire on the border.


Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to a blaze close to the Welsh border at 11.37am on Wednesday.

A fire crew from Bishop's Castle was joined by a Mid and West Wales Fire Service crew from Montgomery to tackle the fire on Binweston Lane, Worthen.

Upon arrival, the crews reported discovering a light goods vehicle "well alight".

The cross-border team extinguished the blaze using hose reel jets.

The stop message, which indicated the scene was under control, was received at 12.13pm.